Sled dogs allegedly slaughtered in Canada after Olympics tourism doesn’t pan out

elaine | February 1, 2011

100 dogs were allegedly shot and killed in Vancouver  after an expected post-Olympics boon in dogsledding business at an adventure company didn’t pan out.  Most died instantly, but others suffered according to a former employee at the sled dog company .
The gruesome event was described in documents awarding compensation to a worker, who claimed post-traumatic [...]

Dog saves boy from cougar

elaine | January 5, 2010

     A Golden Retriever is being called a hero in Canada after attacking a cougar over the weekend.    
     11-year old Austin Forman was in his family’s garden in Vancouver with “Angel”, the family’s 18-month-old pet dog, when he was charged by the wild cat. “Angel” positioned herself between Forman and the cougar,  risking her own [...]